March 23, 2023 • Blog
Lemonade stand freedom coming to Georgia
The Georgia legislature has passed “The Georgia Lemonade Stand Act,” legislation that would remove regulations on businesses run by minors.
March 8, 2023 • Blog
Georgia lawmakers looking to reduce barriers to work
Both the House and Senate have advanced measures to reform occupational regulations in Georgia.
February 23, 2023 • Commentary
New bill looks to boost Georgia brewing
Georgia’s craft brewing industry is still hampered by outdated laws and regulations.
February 9, 2023 • Blog
Georgia legislators want state to trim Cosmetologists’ licensing requirements
A bill has been introduced to exempt niche beauty services, including blow dry styling, eyebrow threading and makeup artistry from licensing requirements.
January 13, 2023 • Commentary
Barriers to work still high in Georgia
Georgia places a higher burden on those seeking low and middle-income occupations than many other states.
October 20, 2022 • Commentary
Facts-Based Principles and Practical Recommendations: Guide to the Issues 2022
The Georgia Public Policy Foundation is excited to announce the release of the latest edition of Guide to the Issues!
October 5, 2022 • Blog
Laws to Control Growth Could Backfire on Georgia County
The population of Bryan County is expected to surge with a new electric vehicle plant, but local fees and ordinances could restrict an adequate housing supply.
June 3, 2022 • Competitive Enterprise Institute
Restating the Case for Free Trade
Politicians keep pushing the same protectionist policies, as though maybe this time the results will be different.
May 13, 2022 • Commentary
Investigation Taps Prohibition Hang Over As Craft Industry Hangup
Whether you only drink traditional lagers or want a mango chili IPA, the rules about what brewers can sell have remained largely untouched for nearly 90 years.
April 29, 2022 • RealClear Policy
Only Hardened Outlaws Sell Flowers in Georgia
Fresh flowers usually bring nothing but joy. Georgia regulators can give flower sellers nothing but grief.
March 11, 2022 • Commentary
Georgia Public Policy Foundation Branches Out Into Investigative Journalism, Here is How You Can Help
Traditional methods of journalism are not as traditional as they once were. Georgia Policy is here to change the paradigm.
November 4, 2021 • Blog
Tiny Houses, Big Hurdles
Most communities in Georgia are dealing with a common problem: housing affordability.
November 4, 2021 • Blog
Short-Term Rental Regulation: Public Protection or Party Poopers?
Short-term rentals are exploding in popularity, and increasingly on the radar of regulators.
September 10, 2021 • Commentary
Universal Recognition, A License to Work
The phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle” is a favorite of those with environmental concerns about the amount of trash generated by people and businesses.
August 19, 2021 • Commentary
Study Highlights Wisdom of Georgia’s Measured COVID Response
With the resurgence in COVID-19 cases because of the contagious “delta” variant, some states may be mulling reintroducing restrictions.
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